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CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 10:00am EDT
an opportunity to host their primary debates. opportunityfer the to folks like sean hannity and rush limbaugh -- and instead offered the opportunity to folks like sean hannity and rush limbaugh. are opportunities to better expand it. inublicans seem mired internal civil war. next year is not your friend both in the house level thanks to redistricting. a lot of these republican districts have become fortresses. on the system level there have been a lot of -- on a senate level there have been a lot of retirements. as you look at that going do you look at your odds and what you're going to have to do to overcome that? i know folks are saying the maps are not our friend. they are the same folks that said that in 2011 that thought the democrats would lose the senate. we picked up a seat. we won the white house again and added eight seats in the house. opportunities we have in 2014. it is normally a tough cycle for a second term resident -- president. because the republicans have embraced extremism and voted 40 repealo appeal -- obamacare and doing everything they can to make sure it is not success
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 10:35am EDT
'reilly in this room. no sean handed the. no right wing conservatives. -- no sean hannity. i hope they're sitting at home watching c-span so when they ask the question, where is the leadership? look around this room and you will see it. we would be remiss if we reduce it to a just simply a commemoration. philip randolph, who really was the godfather of this march 50 years ago, he was the godfather. that is another talking points i have here that only 7 percent of working people now are in the labor movement, a part of the labor movement. labor movement has been demonized. poor people have been demonized. that is what is going on. the thing that i always remember, and i cannot do it by memory, but i will paraphrase. philip randolph at the march on washington said look for the dixiecrats, reactionary republicans who are opposed to medicare, social security, federal funding of public education and minimum-wage. there you will find working with reactionary republicans to end the those programs. all you have to do is change one word, dixiecrat and replace it with teeth party -- tea party. it is the sa
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. sean on ournia, democrats line. you're on the air. caller:hi. i would like to comment on the but notg of the war, only that, just reporting of everything else. i am a fairly young guy, 26 years old. typically i switch between the and foxnels, msnbc, news, to get their perspective. on different issues that are going on. it is funny because my girlfriend asked me, why do you switch between the two channels? i always respond by saying one channel is the rebuttal to the other. as far as the war, and other you do not typically hear a lot about the war going on right now. i cannot compare it to the vietnam war that happened back in the 1970's and the cold war that happened in the 1980's and 1990's. host: this goes back a couple years, but it says, and let me know if you think these figures are about as accurate. it says afghanistan coverage took up four percent of the news coverage in the year 2010, and in terms of iraqi them an iraqi was winding down, it said over a ofilar course of 2010, 1% the news coverage was devoted to iraq. in no week did iraqi consume more than 10% of what they call
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
of kentucky testified before congress recently about how her brother sean was killed in a metal dust fire at an aluminum wheel plant in 2003. she told us how he was left lying on a smoldering floor after the explosion while aluminum dust burned through his flesh and muscle tish aye and each breath -- tissue and each breath causes internal organs to be burned even more. sean wasn't the first to die at work this way and he hasn't been the last. it has been more that -- than five years since the imperial sugar explosion in georgia, an explosion that killed 14 workers. it caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage because an unchecked accumulation of sugar dust ignited and caused a chain of explosions leveling the plant. these workplace explosions have not stopped. there have been 49 major combustible dust fires or explosions that have killed 18 and injured 131 workers since imperial sugar. more recently, five workers were killed in three separate events at a factory north of nashville because an iron powder processing plant failed to obey repeated dust hazards. each of the five left be
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. for example, the after the -- m.i.t. cop who was sean callier, his family only wanted to talk to me. i talked to the brothers and column on did a that. after they pinched i call him joker, the second one that of the knew where some cops had gone. j.j. foleys, a great end.on the south i walked in at the same time as s.w.a.t. team.the jerry foley brought the beers. the great sergeant who saved lives the first -- if you listen to the tapes on the the bomb went off, there's a voice in the 9/11 keep the creaming -- roads open. keep the ring road open. screaming. that is danny keeler. i once described him as a former marine. i said i don't think there is such a thing. there was danny in the black s.w.a.t. outfit. younghere with a bunch of cops. toasted and said thank god this is over. the dead said to sean, cop then a third toast. in there to that because they knew who i was. somebody from a tv station showed up, they would have been escorted out of the bar. that kind of stuff -- this was deeply, deeply personal to the town. and at that moment, in a very for us, it's awkward because access is wha
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. for example, the after the -- after the m.i.t. cop who was killed, sean callier, his family only wanted to talk to me. i talked to the brothers and sisters and did a column on that. after they pinched i call him joker, the second one that night, i knew where some of the cops had gone. i went to j.j. foleys, a great pub on the south end. i walked in at the same time as the guys from the s.w.a.t. team. jerry foley brought the beers. danny keeler, the great sergeant who saved lives the first -- if you listen to the tapes on the first -- when the bomb went off, there's a voice in the 9/11 tapes of screaming -- keep the roads open. keep the ring road open. he's screaming. that is danny keeler. i once described him as a former marine. i said i don't think there is such a thing. then there was danny in the black s.w.a.t. outfit. he's there with a bunch of young cops. i watched and toasted and said thank god this is over. then they said to sean, the dead cop then a third toast. they let me in there to that because they knew who i was. if somebody from a tv station showed up, they would have bee
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2013 10:00am EDT
and his 35-year sentence this morning. sean on the republican line from massachusetts. caller: any army based on anything to buy with the constitution is a hero in my mind. this government answers to the people. anybody, if you enlist today and you find that the government is violating the constitution, you have a responsibility to inform the public. in 1943 anyone who brought to light the massacre of the jews, they would say you violated your caller: i juster. wanted to, and that i thought the sentence was a bit harsh. he leaked a massive amount of information, that in light of what he released, it was a bit harsh. got handedt sentence down in light of the snowden constant -- controversially that got handed down recently. say thatnow if i would there were direct marching orders to the judge to give him a harsher sentence, but in light of more recent paranoia among the government about leaks, i would say this is a culture more directed at securing that sort of thing. us for --can call with your opinions. this is our independent line, good morning. i somewhat agree with the previous colo
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am EDT
, but the president did not sean that mother, smith's mother to receive his medal because she spoke out against him. they are telling her she is not immediate family. how dare him? that is the most terrible thing i have ever heard of any president. he is the world's worst. think you. not aware of that. i am sorry i cannot speak to that. soft targets versus hard targets, what is the difference? be a: the analogy would match in an embassy that is extremely well-guarded typically verses of conflict, which is usually smaller and in a more pro -- remote part of the country. imagine a police station or military base verses a school or hospital. all have aities great facility. part of the problem when we put facilities abroad, no matter how fortified they are, there is an asymmetric red for the host government ultimately has to be responsible for protecting those installations. crisisaw and the hostage in the 1970's, no matter how many marines you have guarding an embassy, at some point they will be overwhelmed by the external forces. that is why it ultimately when you look at different emphases, they hav
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 5:00pm EDT
, and how the president i am not aware if you know this, but the president did not invite the mother, sean that smith's mother to receive his medal because she spoke out against him. they are telling her she is not immediate family. how dare him? that is the most terrible thing i have ever heard of any president. he is the world's worst. think you. guest: i am not aware of that. i am sorry i cannot speak to that. soft targets versus hard targets, what is the difference? guest: the analogy would be a match in an embassy that is extremely well-guarded typically verses of conflict, which is usually smaller and in a more pro -- remote part of the country. imagine a police station or military base verses a school or hospital. those facilities all have a great facility. part of the problem when we put facilities abroad, no matter how fortified they are, there is an asymmetric red for the host government ultimately has to be responsible for protecting those installations. as we saw and the hostage crisis in the 1970's, no matter how many marines you have guarding an embassy, at some point they wi
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 10:00am EDT
of the country. other questions yo? >> thank you for putting on this panel. my name is sean. my most relevant affiliation if i attended a very small public school in illinois, graduate class of 1998. i wanted to ask you about are their constituency that are affected in the wake of consolidation? i went to a school that had been consolidated in the past and looking for the potential of being consolidated again. it seems to me that anecdote of glee when a town loses their school, that you seek lots of loss and community identity and vitality. you see the community's age, people tend to move where the schools and up. easy businesses dry up and property values drop. at least it is conceivable that efficiency the cost for students, you see losses in that community's economy and their kind of identity because a lot of these small towns, the school is what kind of brings the town together. so i was wondering if the panel had any thoughts about that. i know that small, rural districts where the focus of the report, but it has been brought up. >> that was one of your main points. >> i absolutely agree
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
: sean hannity, who keeps the public informed and that the truth and is never invited to the white house. the other is john hagel, the pastor of the cornerstone church in san antonio, texas. millions around the world revere this man. founder of christians united for israel. he has stood for israel, and he's the the truth of the bible. not what reaches people's ears, bible says.what the people act so lowly love him. he is on twice a day, and he is very funny when he is speaking about the church and the home situation. expert on --as an he knows the bible inside and out, outside and out. he does not back up from what god says. that is what we want in this country because the lord says if my people, which are caught by my name, will humble themselves and pray and turn from their wicked ways, i will hear from heaven, and i will heal their land. he does not make excuses or acceptances because it is politically correct. and he is a man's man, but the women love him too. he loves god, and he speaks the truth, and it is very rare today. host: all right, that is margaret in oklahoma. from page of
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 7:00am EDT
ofolitick session "washington times" -- sean on the line for those that support the use of drums domestically. hello. caller: i am close to the university of nebraska, and they have basically space law. spaceex uses groans. google new cars are part of this. we should up conversations that include major corporations. i'm not fearful of the use of these. mention specific companies. what are the values as far as using this technology? sure myself.not i'm not fearful of it. autonomousking about light system. you were not talking about hellfire missiles. you are not talking about that. i am tired of the fear being put off by the conservatives of every other subject you think about. think you could use the hybrid aircraft systems, the new types of blimps. they could be used for coastguard. they could be used for border patrol. host: you said autonomous, but there are people obviously behind it. misnomer foris a the public. you think of a drawn-out strike, you have 70 people behind that. surveillance, 60 people behind it. a lot of people and support behind the systems. cape stephen of n
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
a look at nerve gas. in general it says -- bradley manning and his 35-year sentence this morning. sean on the republican line from massachusetts. any army based on anything to buy with the constitution is a hero in my mind. this government answers to the people. anybody, if you in this today and you find that the government is violating the constitution, you have a responsibility to inform the public. 1943 anyone who brought to light the massacre of the jews, they would say you violated your oath or whatever. host: the president embarks on a bus trip today. new york and pennsylvania college campuses will be the destination. stopping in new york today. new york and pennsylvania on friday. a story taking a look at some of the message. david jackson is the white house reporter. could you highlight some of the message that the president will how colleges should be ranked and how that ties to financial aid? on a: this is the latest series of speeches to the middle class and the topic is college affordability. he will outline a revamped plan that. first of all, it involves payment for perfor
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am EDT
.s. response. members of congress going on the sunday talk shows to talk about this issue. sean is up next from baton rouge, louisiana. caller: good morning. i think we should absolutely do nothing. we get into much trouble if we stick our noses in where they do not belong. they didn't do anything to us, we shouldn't do anything to them, and it will solve no problems. hitler did not use poison gas and world war ii. the british and americans had read -- had it ready to go. host: a few stories i want to note for you this morning, this is from "the usa today," -- one other interesting story. here is a piece from "the washington times" -- that story has a picture of john hickenlooper. they are facing a secession movement in his state. left ona few minutes the question we are posing to our quests -- to our viewers. how should the u.s. respond in syria? ryan is up next on our independent line in maryland. good morning. i think it is time for america to stand back and let the nature of all course of her. think obama, if he gets in on this intervention, what happens again is we forget all of the innoce
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, and this was a conspiracy theory. >> we are probably not alone in that. let's listen to sean in columbus, ohio. you are on the air. >> i was wondering if it is true that when margaret taylor prayed for her husband's defeat for the presidency, she was that much against it. when she an invalid in the white house because of difficulties of having so many children? >> i don't know that she actually prayed for his defeat. he was the first to admit that she was not very happy with his victory. >> many of these stories are written well after the fact. as a historian, we have to question where is the source of these stories? if you hear the stories told in five different stories and it turns out it is the same story told over and over again. we don't know if it is true. there's a story that apparently he was on the steamboat when the movement was to make him the nominee and somebody asked him who he was going to vote for. taylor said i am not sure, and the man said i am voting for why won't he vote for taylor? he does not know he is talking to tyler. he said i would not vote for taylor because i personally
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 1:00am EDT
and they are reporting here from the column of "the washington examiner." limbaugh and sean hannity iodized moderators. they are already looking to block cnn and nbc. the plan features on hillary clinton and they are looking to scrap the old model of having reporters and news personnel asking the questions and candidate forums. back to your calls from the democrats line. from jesup, georgia. caller: i think hillary clinton will probably be the nomination that i really like o'malley out of maryland. i really like a lady out of washington, the young 24-year- old black republican. and some lady down in texas, the guy who said he was a democrat and just turned republican, the hispanic, if you check the numbers, he the president won the hispanic vote. i would like to know why the republicans tried so hard to take the waltons who spent $26 million between the five family members and not try to help the one million workers that we have to subsidize every week, every month, every year. thank you all. >> watertown, wisconsin, on the republican line. hello. how are you? who is the future of your party? caller:
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 9:00pm EDT
in certain parts of the country. other questions? >> thank you for putting on this panel. my name is sean. my most relevant affiliation if i attended a very small public school in illinois, graduate class of 1998. i wanted to ask you about are their constituency that are affected in the wake of consolidation? i went to a school that had been consolidated in the past and looking for the potential of being consolidated again. it seems to me that anecdote of glee when a town loses their school, that you seek lots of loss and community identity and vitality. you see the communities age, people tend to move where the schools end up. you see businesses dry up and property values drop. at least it is conceivable that efficiency the cost for students, you see losses in that community's economy and their kind of identity because a lot of these small towns, the school is what kind of brings the town together. so i was wondering if the panel had any thoughts about that. i know that small, rural districts where the focus of the report, but it has been brought up. >> that was one of your main points. >> i
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
of "the washington examiner." limbaugh and sean hannity iodized moderators. they are already looking to block cnn and nbc. the plan features on hillary clinton and they are looking to scrap the old model of having reporters and news personnel asking the questions and candidate forums. from theour calls democrats line. from jesup, georgia. think hillary clinton will probably be the nomination that i really like o'malley out of maryland. i really like a lady out of , the young 24-year- old black republican. and some lady down in texas, the guy who said he was a democrat and just turned republican, the hispanic, if you check the numbers, he the president won the hispanic vote. i would like to know why the hard toans tried so take the waltons who spent $26 million between the five family help thend not try to one million workers that we have to subsidize every week, every month, every year. thank you all. >> watertown, wisconsin, on the republican line. hello. how are you? who is the future of your party? caller: i think rick santorum from pennsylvania. i believe chris christie of new je
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm EDT
: sean is up next. just wanted to say that i think that these town hall meetings are absolutely essential in a time when the senate floor does not have debates. we simply have senators making a statement. it may get another statement on something else. it is really a rare moment of accountability between campaign promises. whatever side you're on, it is important we have some some access to our elected officials. host: goose townhall have you gone on to see? caller: in the past i have been with senator feingold that was unseated by senator ron johnson. ron johnson has not had a single townhall meeting since 2010. it is just a disappointment. host: thanks for your calls. more of them coming up. egypt aid as u.s. inches closer to a decision after the military crackdown in cairo. they report that the administration is undertaking a major review with relations with egypt. they're edging closer to a decision about curtailing some of the 1.5 billion dollars in aid after the crackdown on supporters of mohamed morsi. officials met at the white house to review the possibility of cutting aid to egy
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 12:00am EDT
to several. i thought that was one of his best. host: sean is up next. caller: i just wanted to say that i think that these town hall meetings are absolutely essential in a time when the senate floor does not have debates. we simply have senators making a statement. it may get another statement on something else. it is really a rare moment of accountability between campaign promises. whatever side you're on, it is important we have some some access to our elected officials. host: goose townhall have you gone on to see? caller: in the past i have been with senator feingold that was unseated by senator ron johnson. ron johnson has not had a single townhall meeting since 2010. it is just a disappointment. host: thanks for your calls. more of them coming up. egypt aid as u.s. inches closer to a decision after the military crackdown in cairo. they report that the administration is undertaking a major review with relations with egypt. they're edging closer to a decision about curtailing some of the 1.5 billion dollars in aid after the crackdown on supporters of mohamed morsi. officials met at th
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